Daily Wine News: 1-Liter Grüners

Zachary Sussman explores the new generation of 1-liter bottles of Austrian Grüner Veltliners in PUNCH. “Unlike other oversized formats—notably, the magnum, which producers often use to enhance the aging potential of serious, cellar-worthy wines—the point of the crisp, clean grüner liter is implicit in its conveniently crown-capped packaging. The first wave arrived on U.S. shores in the 1990s and early 2000s…Today, the classic 1-liter bottle of grüner remains a stalwart of the contemporary retail landscape. What’s changed, meanwhile, is the wider world of wine.”

In Wine Business, Pam Strayer looks at how the wine industry is preparing for California’s new bottle recycling bill. “Starting January 1, 2024, wineries will be required to begin reporting to CalRecycle the wine bottles, cans and bag in box items they produce on a monthly basis. Two months later, they will be required to pay monthly fees based on their container production.  Then, by July 1, 2025, all wine containers must display mandated labeling packaging showing a California Redemption Value (CRV) code.”

Burgundy wine prices have fallen so far in 2023, with some grand cru names down more than 20%, suggests Liv-ex data.

Wall Street Journal wine columnist Lettie Teague followed the most recent dietary guidelines for women, who are advised to drink one glass of wine or less per day, and reports back on her experience.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Napa resident and wine reporter Jess Lander offers her go-to winery recommendations for the region.

Eric Asimov shares his recommendations for places to drink wine in Madrid in the New York Times.

Marisa Finetti explores Chiaretto di Bardolino, “a true terroir-driven Italian rosé,” in Wine Enthusiast.

In Shondaland, Chelsea Greenwood highlights celebrity wine brands.

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